Estefany Castaneda

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It Can Be Done: How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Without Doing a Single Sit-Up

There are a lot of misconceptions—and even myths—surrounding belly fat and how to banish it. What we often envision in the rulebook for ridding of …

Nutrition

The skincare con

Skin has withstood millions of years of evolution. How could we be getting it so wrong now?<p>Perfect skin has become the thinking woman’s quest. It’s …

NASA Television provides live coverage of launches, spacewalks and other mission events, as well as the latest news briefings, video files, and the This Week @NASA report.

NASA

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

7 Daily Rituals Successful People Use to De-Stress and Stay Productive

If you feel that stress is affecting your work, health, and well-being, you are not alone. Here are some tips on how to de-stress that actually work.<p>Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little …

Success

30 Thoughts to Keep You Positive

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

Emotional Intelligence

New York: Bernie Sanders Is Our Last Chance

"We won't see a presidential candidate like Bernie again in our lifetimes." As I heard these words, spoken by a woman at a Sanders campaign event recently, I felt a chill go through me. Because I knew she was right. We won't.<p>We won't see another presidential candidate who refuses to take campaign …

Black culture isn't the problem – systemic inequality is

The idea that it is black folks and our supposedly immoral and savage culture that creates our disproportionate rates of poverty and imprisonment is everywhere: cop shows, news media, movies set in black neighborhoods and high-school social studies classes have all perpetuated this misconception. …

scientificdiscovery

Tulsi Gabbard cuts emotional ad for Bernie Sanders

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who has endorsed Bernie Sanders' presidential bid, appears in an emotional new ad for the Vermont senator, talking about her military service and why she believes he is the best choice for the next Commander-in-Chief.<p>The ad, titled "The Cost of War," features Gabbard, a …

Middle-class

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Social is dead: What 146 startup pitches showed me about the next wave of tech companies

Over the past two weeks, I have listened to 146 startups pitch in rapid-fire succession at demo days for Y Combinator and 500 Startups.<p>Of those startups, probably five or six will emerge as the next Airbnb, Dropbox, or Reddit. The founders of the next billion-dollar startup have probably run …

How market chaos hurts millennials

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1999 when I graduated from college, my classmates and I couldn't wait to get out into the world. During the heady days of the dot.com boom, the world beyond the comfortable ivory tower seemed to be full of opportunities. But things started to look different when the boom turned to bust. …

Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

<b>People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.</b><p>The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent, add weight to the theory that the sunshine vitamin plays a role in MS.<p>Scientists are …

Vitamin D

Oxford Dictionaries Adds 'Fat-Shame,' 'Butthurt' and 'Redditor'

Bill O'Leary—The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>Brian Harkin—MCT/Getty Images<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters/Corbis<p>Ulf Andersen—Getty Images<p>Tina Fineberg—AP<p>Haraz …

Books

Friends remember WDBJ's Alison Parker and Adam Ward

<b>(CNN) —</b> Reporter Alison Parker was 24. A "rock star" reporter who loved Mexican food, whitewater kayaking and dark television characters such as "Breaking Bad's" Walter White.<p>"The most radiant woman I ever met," in the words of a colleague.<p>Photographer Adam Ward was 27. Engaged to be married. …

Media Industry

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Happiness